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Old 07-05-2016, 04:17 AM   #57 (permalink)
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While I too like the direction the discussion was heading, it also became apparent that it requires ECU reprogramming at the very least to even have a chance to prove there could be a benefit.
A thread that approaches this stuff as a research project, without bias, would be a good thing.

Onboard bubblers with an unmodified engine have been debunked.
Threads on those are what the corral was built for.

Pizza pans and the use of duct tape, while not complex or sophisticated in themselves, have been ABA tested, well documented and proven successful.

We can try to understand and improve on the combustion process to our hearts content, but I am not convinced HHO does that to an useful extent.
I fear it destabilizes the combustion; accelerating it when it is already underway, but doing nothing when it is slow. That may explain some of the effects Rusty witnessed.
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